Salvador Leetoy, PhD
Salvador Leetoy is professor of mass communication theory and cultural studies, and head of the research group in Applied Ethics and Citizenship Studies in the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Guadalajara Campus (Mexico). He holds a PhD in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies from the University of Alberta, Canada (2008). Professor Leetoy is a member of the National Researchers System of Mexico (SNI, Level 1). He was instructor in the Department of Political Science in the University of Alberta, and he has been visiting professor in the Department of International Area Studies in the University of California, Berkeley (2010), and in the Department of Journalism in the University of Seville (2011). He is currently a visiting faculty in the Department of Communication in the University of San Diego.
PhD (2008) in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies from the University of Alberta, Canada
Scholarly and Creative Work
Professor Leetoy scholarly profile combines theoretical knowledge of cultural studies and an interdisciplinary approach on political science and media sociology. His research is focused on Latin American subaltern studies, grassroots globalization and the public sphere. He is co-author of La propaganda política del EZLN (Catarata, 2004), and he has edited and coordinated two books: Repensar la ciudadanía (ITESM, 2011) and Las Revoluciones necesarias para América Latina (ITESM, 2010). His essays have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as New Global Studies, Global Media Journal, CONfines, Revista Científica de Información y Comunicación I/C, and Redes.com. In 2011, Dr. Leetoy coordinated the “Analysis about the Social, Economic and Cultural Reality of Violence and Crime in the Municipality of Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico”, an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research funded by the Federal Government of Mexico Municipal Public Security Programme (SUBSEMUN).